The world famous Big Dean's Cafe has been on the original Santa Monica Boardwalk for more than 40 years. Bring the children, they are always welcome! This is the the place locals go and where tourist return. You will love this location, it is next to the beach and the beer is always cool, the wine is expertly selected and the food is wonderful. Take the kids to the beach and end your day with a great meal at Big Dean's. There is a large outdoor patio and the reasonable prices will keep you coming back.